Building Control

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Building Control Manager Ref: 45006215

Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport

Salary dependent on experience and qualifications, £41,055 – £44,382 per year, plus an upfront £15k recruitment payment and £10k retention payment after two years.

Vacancy Reference: 45006215

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Contract Type: Permanent

The Isle of Wight is an inspiring place to live, work and visit – and the Council has an ambitious regeneration programme and growth agenda.

The Council is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and solutions-focussed individual to lead its busy Building Control service, which is the go to service of choice for the construction industry on the island with an approximate 95% market share. 

With significant opportunities around commercialisation and digitisation moving forward, the introduction of a ‘grow your own’ approach to recruitment and the implementation of the Hackitt Report, we believe this is an exciting time to lead a dedicated and professional team.


We also offer a range of staff benefits, including a generous annual leave entitlement, an excellent pension scheme and flexible working, in addition you will be able to enjoy your leisure time within one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

In addition to our attractive remuneration package, relocation support of up to £8,000 (which is not liable for tax or national insurance deductions) may also be available to you if you would be moving to the Isle of Wight to take up this role. Alternatively, if you decide to commute to the Isle of Wight daily, you may get your travel costs reimbursed. 

If you would like to get a taste of what it’s like to live on the Isle of Wight, please take a look at this short video


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. 

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.